"very close to beaches, golf and all water sports"

The Englewood - Cape Haze area lies in the South end of Sarasota County and the West end of Charlotte County on the Gulf of Mexico. There is something for everyone in Englewood whether you are just visiting or planning a full time residency.
You will find 4 beautiful Gulf beaches to choose from along with 2 State Parks and miles of fishing along Lemon Bay and the Charlotte Harbor Estuary. There are many professional golf courses as well as tennis and all the water sports. Also many parks to choose from and excellent bird watching opportunities. Currently there are over 46,000 residents living in Englewood full-time. Although the average age is 58, there are many young families living in Englewood. There are three elementary schools, a middle school and high school, plus a private school.